D.I.Y Yarn Letters…


I am a little obsessed. I saw this pin on pinterst a few months back and have had it on my mind ever since. I’ve made a few for our house (like the one above) with letters I already had laying around (You can buy pre-made letters at Joanns). They are kind of expensive though and I thought it would be just as easy to make your own letters…



  1. Oh, Jen, these are AWESOME! I want to make them RIGHT NOW!!!!!!

  2. what a cute idea! I love these!

  3. This is so darling! I love it for Xmas and/or for a little kids room!

  4. I love these! Now I’m trying to think of someone to make these for as a gift!


  5. What an awesome idea!

  6. I love this! Looks like something I’d see in pinterest!

  7. I have seen that on pinterest! They are adorable, and you did such a fantastic job! Very cute!

  8. omg! i love this. i’m totally going to make one of these for my dresser.

  9. You are a genius! I, too, saw the yarn-wrapped letters on Pinterest and decided to make all the letters of my daughters name with them. Um, her name is Ada Louise (first name) and I wanted to kill myself after doing the “A.” Now that I see that you cut the smaller strips of yarn and glued them down…that makes a lot more sense… and saves a lot of time and yarn. Sanity saved.

  10. Jen, Thank you! I actually made some letters just like the pin you linked to (it was my inspiration too!) But I struggled with how to do the corners and was not too satisfied with how mine turned out. Your technique is perfect, and I am thinking i should do some holiday letters.. the HOPE in Christmas colors is so cute!

  11. That’s awesome! Thanks for the tutorial!

  12. Super cute!! I think I am going to make a few for around my house =)


  13. LOVE, this DIY – it’s super adorable!! I love your Hope letters – so pretty & they evoke such a cozy Christmas look. Hope you’re enjoying a lovely day Jen. xo v

  14. you sure are one crafty girl!! i love the way you explain it, very easy to follow along and great photos!!

  15. these are fantastic! very doable and easy – even for my stumbling craft hands.

  16. YOU ROCK!!!! thanks for the brilliant idea:):)

  17. This is such a great idea, Jen! So simple and yet so stylish.

  18. LOVE this idea! thanks for posting a tutorial!

  19. That looks so cool! Thanks for showing us how you did it, I’m clueless about these crafty things, but I’d love to do something like this!

  20. Thanks for sharing!! They look so awesome 🙂

  21. I love this! It looks so simple to do but looks amazing finished! I might have to try it to add some holiday fun to my boring apt

    Jessi http://www.haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

  22. sarah d. •

    thank you for this…love!

  23. I love this!! Will start making some tonight for Christmas! I’ve been thinking about how I can decorate on the cheap! 🙂 Thank you! 🙂

  24. Margaret •

    So cool! I’ve got tons of cardboard laying around, too… and extra yarn 🙂

  25. What a cool idea! That would be great for a nursery, or like you have it for the holidays


  26. These look marvelous! The perfect thing for Christmas!

    Lost in the Haze

  27. these are great! i saw them on pinterest and kinda wondered how exactly to do them, so thanks for sharing! I will definitely be making some for Christmas!

  28. Just beautifil, Jen. I’ll tweet to my followers.
    Thank u.

  29. Love this! Such a cute way to decorate for the holidays & in general. Thanks for sharing Jen 🙂

    The Other Side of Gray

  30. This is such a fun DIY (though it must be quite time consuming too)! I love the idea of making a word like this for the holidays 🙂

  31. Love this DIY project for the holidays! Check out Simply Decorate for cool DIY ideas, and get a personalized room design for you little ones and loved ones this holiday season.

  32. Oh I really love these. I will definitely have to add this to my list of favourite handmade gift ideas!


  33. I love this idea! Totally going to do this for one of my Christmas projects 🙂

  34. i really love this im going to try this soon for myself and give them to my family members as well. *bookmarked the page

  35. I love these and I especially love how easy they really look to make! I think my boys would dig em! Thanks!

  36. Great idea! I passed this on to my readers who are teachers looking for great project ideas on a tight budget. I envision this as a bigger project making a sculptural alphabet for the library or something a buddy class could work on. Way cool.

  37. i’ve had a letter I bought for my LO and haven’t been able to choose a design for it. Now I have, what a pretty ieda!

  38. I seriously love this! I am going to ask for them for Christmas. 😉

  39. What an amazing idea!! Love this. It’s totally going in my folder of crafts to try.

  40. Amazing! I did these yarn letters for my sisters SWEET sixteen party this summer and they turned out so great! Love your tutorial! I was gonna make one too never got around to it! But come check mine out!


  41. Not as easy as it looks. Mine ended up looking terrible. You really have to get the yarn just right, and for letters like F and M, it is just too hard to go around the corners! I think a more in depth tutorial would be beneficial.

  42. I can not wait to wrap up some letters! I have decorations left over from my wedding and they happen to be cardboard letters that I had painted and hung in our tent. They have been sitting in my basement now for over a year and this is the PERFECT way to spruce them up and welcome them into my home decor.

    Thanks for the idea!


  43. This is pretty cool & seems simple to do. I may actually do this for some of my Christmas decorations…I already have a bunch of yarn stored away that I’m not using.

  44. […] Adorable yarn covered letters! I need some of these around my house, STAT. […]

  45. These are adorable! Love your blog!

  46. I made my own and added a link on my blog to this post. Thank you for the DIY letters. Mine turned out pretty good!

  47. Just making the word Hope now for my sisters birthday! Fab Idea, Has anyone been able to get a P to stand up? 🙂

  48. Your work is beauty <3, love all your post, regards!

  49. Katie b •

    I love these!! Have to try them out! xx

  50. thank u! very nicely illustrated.

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